International and exchange programs

Complementing the support of our students in facing the fierce global market and in conjunction with the accreditation of our programs from the most prestigious international bodies. The College of Engineering in Heliopolis has been keen to strengthen cooperation and partnership with prestigious universities around the world through the signing of several memoranda of understanding, student exchange agreements, and dual-degree agreements.


  1. Memoranda of Understanding

The College of Engineering and Technology has several MoU including the following universities:

  • Staffordshire, Aston, and Manchester in the United Kingdom
  • Rovira I Virgili in Spain
  • Virginia Tech and Sheridan in North America
  • Xiamen in China


  1. Exchange Programs

Our students can also study one semester as an "Exchange student". Activities include educational tours, courses attendance, summer training and/or research activities. Attained courses in the partner university will be chosen according to availability under the guidance of the academic advisor. The following universities are among of our exchange programs:

  • University of Technology in Malaysia (UTM) in Malaysia
  • University of Northampton in UK
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in UK


  1. Dual Degrees

The College of Engineering and Technology offers its undergraduate students a dual degree for some of its programs with:

  • University of Northampton.
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN).

For more information, please contact the Vice Dean for Training and Community Services:


Prof. Rania M. El Sharkawy

Phone: +2 02 22685616 Ext.  565

Cellular: 01227336374

Room: Engineering B (411)

Email: rania.m.elsharkawy@gmail.comrania.m.elsharkawy@aast.edu